Rejecting Judge Michael Caldwell

Everybody’s got lawyers in Grafton Township. Supervisor Linda Moore has John Nelson. The Trustees have an Ancel Glink Partner Thomas Dicianni, at least for their case involving Moore. Assessor Bill Ottley has Mike Poper. Road Commissioner Jack Freund has Patrick … Continue reading

Grafton Food Pantry Fight Revives

The Grafton Township Food Pantry was started by former Supervisor Jack Brunschon and continued to operate under his successor John Rossi. During that time it was turned into a not-for-profit entity in order to get better prices on surplus food, … Continue reading

Linda Moore Announces Early Repayment of $400,000 of Loan for New Township Hall

A press release from Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore: Grafton Township Supervisor Announces Repayment of Loan Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore announced today that she had negotiated a repayment arrangement with Harris Bank that provided for early repayment of $400,000 … Continue reading

Possible Partial Repayment of Grafton Town Hall Harris Bank Loan

Two Grafton Township Thursday meeting agendas arrived today. The Trustees’ and the one developed by Township Supervisor Linda Moore. Present on Moore’s, but not on the Trustees’, is “Action to approve $400,000 payment to Harris Bank (Bank of New York … Continue reading

Grafton Township Pays Road Commissioner $200,000 of Township Hall Loan

Township government consists of two parts, the Road District, which was spun off as a separate unit of government by the General Assembly and the rest of township government, usually called the township. The last administration of the Grafton Township … Continue reading

Grafton Township Officials Can’t Agree…Again

The following is from notes from someone who attended the Grafton Township meeting(s) Thursday night. At Thursday night’s Grafton Township meeting to review Road Commissioner Jack Freund’s budget everything was peaceful. The second meeting was the regular monthly meeting. It … Continue reading

Grafton Township Critic Says Let Other Governments Absorb Its Functions

McHenry County Blog has some thoughtful thinkers. One has posted the comment below under the last article. Certainly people are talking about abolishing Grafton Township.   Two trustees have told me that might even favor the idea. I found one … Continue reading

Linda Moore Fulfills Campaign Promise about No Referendum Town Hall – Grafton Township Decides to Buy Back the Old Town Hall from Itself

Getting rid of the deals that went down to build a new town hall on Haligus Road without a referendum was the primary campaign promise that propelled challenger Linda Moore to a 30-vote Republican primary victory over Grafton Township Supervisor … Continue reading

Grafton Township Road Commissioner Turns Back John Rossi Ally Mike Romanelli

By the placement of campaign signs, you can see that Grafton Township Supervisor wanted to replace fellow office holder Jack Freund with Mike Romanelli. He did not succeed. Even the early voting and absentee ballots are not yet counted, it … Continue reading

Bianchi and Peschke Endorse Rossi for Grafton Township Supervisor

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi and McHenry County Board member Virginia Peschke have endorsed John Rossi for Grafton Township supervisor. This despite multiple reports that Rossi, the immediate past Grafton Township Republican Central Committee Chairman endorsed pro-choice Democrat Paula … Continue reading

Bianchi and Peschke Endorse Rossi for Grafton Township Supervisor

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi and McHenry County Board member Virginia Peschke have endorsed John Rossi for Grafton Township supervisor. This despite multiple reports that Rossi, the immediate past Grafton Township Republican Central Committee Chairman endorsed pro-choice Democrat Paula … Continue reading